From 1985 to 2006, Walt Disney Pictures used the first logo, a stylized castle silhouette on a blue background. With Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, they introduced a much more detailed castle logo.
While the first logo looks much more clearly like it is a silhouette of Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle, the current Walt Disney pictures logo seems to borrow a bit from both
Sleeping Beauty Castle and Walt Disney World’s Cinderella
Castle. It has both the height and design of Cinderella Castle’s taller,
thinner central towers and the steep trapezoidal roof over the archway, but
uses the stocky outer turrets, stone wall, and signature pink color of Sleeping
Truth be told, Star Wars has ALWAYS been child-friendly compared to other stories of its type; since day one, it has rested comfortably in the ‘darker than Narnia, but lighter than Lord of the Rings’ zone. People are only whining about it now because they see the 'Walt Disney Pictures’ logo and pick it up as a convenient scapegoat. You know, to cover up the fact that many viewers are reluctant to admit that their Serious Movies about Samurai Wizards in Spaceships might have been- gasp- made with children in mind as a potential audience.
me, on a critic who thought that the Force Awakens was too ‘childish’ and ‘Disneyfied’